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james_NP
cmaeron_NN
's_POS
breakthrough_NN
feature_NN
was_BEDZ
the_DT
first_OD
of_IN
his_PP$
films_NNS
to_IN
showcase_NN
his_PP$
obsession_NN
with_IN
technology_NN
and_CC
more_DT
specfically_RB
technology_NN
run_NN
amok_RB
._.
for_IN
those_DT
of_IN
you_PP
who_WP
do_DO
not_XNOT
know_VB
the_DT
plot_NN
:_:
in_IN
2029_CD
machines_NNS
have_HV
engineered_VBD
a_DT
nuclear_JJ
for_IN
the_DT
expressed_JJ
purpose_NN
of_IN
wiping_VBG
out_RP
the_DT
human_JJ
race_NN
._.
human_JJ
survivors_NNS
are_BER
systematically_RB
hunted_VBN
down_RP
and_CC
destroyed_VBN
._.
however_RB
,_,
some_DT
humans_NNS
are_BER
fighting_VBG
back_RP
led_VBD
by_IN
the_DT
heroic_JJ
john_NP
connor_NP
._.
to_IN
stop_NN
connor_NP
,_,
the_DT
machines_NNS
send_VB
a_DT
terminator_NN
(_(
arnold_NP
schwarzenegger_NP
)_)
back_NN
to_IN
1984_CD
to_IN
murder_NN
connor_NP
's_POS
mother_NN
,_,
sara_???
(_)
linda_NP
hamilton_NP
)_)
,_,
and_CC
thus_RB
prevent_VB
connor_NP
from_IN
ever_RB
being_BEG
born_VBN
._.
in_IN
response_NN
,_,
the_DT
humans_NNS
send_VB
a_DT
protector_NN
,_,
kyle_???
reese_JJ
,_,
played_VBD
by_IN
michael_NP
biehn_???
._.
images_NNS
of_IN
machines_NNS
and_CC
of_IN
humans_NNS
'_"
reliance_NN
on_IN
machines_NNS
dominate_VB
the_DT
film_NN
._.
even_RB
though_CS
the_DT
characters_NNS
know_VB
that_CS
the_DT
benign_JJ
oil_NN
drillers_NNS
of_IN
2029_CD
will_MD
become_VB
the_DT
ruthless_JJ
hunter_NN
killers_NNS
of_IN
2029_CD
,_,
humans_NNS
continue_VB
to_IN
use_NN
the_DT
machines_NNS
._.
in_IN
the_DT
climax_NN
of_IN
star_NN
wars_NNS
,_,
luke_NP
relies_VBZ
on_IN
the_DT
force_NN
alone--his_NP
own_DT
spiritual_JJ
power--to_???
destroy_VB
the_DT
death_NN
star_NN
._.
in_IN
the_DT
terminator_NN
,_,
however_RB
,_,
sara_???
must_NN
use_NN
another_DT
machine--a_???
giant_NN
hydraulic_JJ
press--to_???
vanquish_JJ
her_PP$
enemy_NN
._.
cameron_NP
seems_VBZ
to_IN
be_BE
implying_VBG
that_CS
this_DT
reliance_NN
on_IN
technology_NN
is_BEZ
inescapable--and_NP
he_PP
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
happy_JJ
about_IN
it_PP
._.
unabated_JJ
technological_JJ
growth_NN
brings_VBZ
about_IN
the_DT
terminator_NN
's_POS
other_JJ
obsession_NN
:_:
the_DT
apocalypse_NN
._.
we_PP
have_HV
plenty_PN
of_IN
imagery_NN
regarding_IN
armageddon_NP
:_:
thousands_NNS
of_IN
human_JJ
skulls_NNS
line_NN
the_DT
streets_NNS
of_IN
future_NN
la_NP
._.
children_NNS
watch_VB
the_DT
flames_NNS
in_IN
a_DT
burning_JJ
television_NN
._.
when_CS
the_DT
terminator_NN
arrives_VBZ
in_IN
1984_CD
an_DT
almost_RB
biblical_JJ
lightning_NN
storm_NN
precedes_VBZ
him_PP
._.
even_RB
though_CS
the_DT
"_"
future_NN
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
set_VBN
,_,
"_"
there_EX
is_BEZ
no_DT
doubt_NN
about_IN
where_WRB
the_DT
world_NN
is_BEZ
headed_VBN
at_IN
the_DT
end_NN
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
:_:
the_DT
machines_NNS
will_MD
rise_VB
and_CC
the_DT
humans_NNS
will_MD
have_HV
to_TO
struggle_VB
for_IN
their_PP$
very_RB
existence_NN
._.
all_PDT
sara_???
can_MD
do_DO
is_BEZ
await_VB
it_PP
._.
(_(
cameron_NP
doesn't_DOZ
wimp_???
out_RP
like_CS
he_PP
does_DOZ
in_IN
terminator_NP
2_CD
)_)
the_DT
end_NN
of_IN
the_DT
world_NN
is_BEZ
the_DT
human_JJ
race_NN
's_POS
own_DT
fault_NN
,_,
too_RB
._.
after_IN
all_PDT
it_PP
is_BEZ
the_DT
humans_NNS
that_CS
created_VBN
in_IN
the_DT
evil_JJ
machines_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
first_OD
place_NN
._.
back_NN
in_IN
1984_CD
,_,
when_CS
the_DT
cold_JJ
war_NN
was_BEDZ
still_RB
in_IN
full_JJ
effect_NN
,_,
the_DT
film_NN
must_MD
have_HV
been_BEN
seen_VBN
as_IN
a_DT
very_RB
apt_JJ
metaphor_NN
for_IN
nuclear_JJ
war_NN
(_(
another_DT
obsession_NN
of_IN
cameron_NP
's_POS
)_)
._.
these_DT
days_NNS
,_,
one_CD
can_MD
read_VB
a_DT
criticism_NN
of_IN
machine-like_JJ
behavior_JJ
in_IN
humans_NNS
._.
true_JJ
,_,
humanizing_VBG
touches_NNS
are_BER
put_VBN
into_IN
paul_NP
winfield_NP
's_POS
and_CC
lance_NN
henriksen_NP
's_POS
detective_NN
characters_NNS
,_,
but_CC
the_DT
terminator_NN
is_BEZ
also_RB
able_JJ
to_IN
move_NN
through_IN
the_DT
city_NN
undetected_JJ
._.
cameron_NP
also_RB
draw_VB
parallels_NNS
between_IN
the_DT
mechanical_JJ
efficiency_NN
between_IN
the_DT
terminator_NN
and_CC
reese_JJ
when_CS
they_PP
first_OD
arrive_VB
in_IN
1984_CD
la_NP
._.
from_IN
a_DT
technical_JJ
standpoint_NN
the_DT
terminator_NN
is_BEZ
very_RB
well_RB
done_DON
._.
arnold_NP
schwarzenegger_NP
is_BEZ
a_DT
perfect_JJ
antagonist--unstoppable_JJ
,_,
merciless_JJ
,_,
obdurate_JJ
._.
we_PP
are_BER
not_XNOT
meant_VBN
to_IN
empathize_JJ
with_IN
this_DT
ultimate_JJ
killing_NN
machine_NN
as_IN
we_PP
are_BER
in_IN
some_DT
of_IN
schwarzenegger_NP
's_POS
later_RBR
works_NN
(_(
eg_RB
,_,
commando_NN
)_)
,_,
but_CC
fear_NN
him_PP
._.
cameron_NP
and_CC
hurd_NP
's_POS
script_NN
basically_RB
depicts_VBZ
a_DT
one_CD
hour_NN
and_CC
forty-five_CD
minute_NN
chase_NN
,_,
taking_VBG
a_DT
few_DT
moments_NNS
here_RB
and_CC
there_RB
to_IN
explain_VB
time_NN
travel_NN
and_CC
develop_VB
the_DT
romantic_JJ
subplot_NN
._.
while_CS
we_PP
do_DO
see_VB
the_DT
hackneyed_JJ
dialogue_NN
cameron_NP
is_BEZ
now_RB
so_RB
well_RB
known_VBN
for_IN
,_,
there_RB
is_BEZ
also_RB
considerable_JJ
suspense_NN
especially_RB
for_IN
the_DT
first_OD
time_NN
viewer_NN
who_WP
may_MD
be_BE
unsure_JJ
of_IN
kyle_???
reese_JJ
's_NNS
intentions_NNS
._.
cameron_NP
directs_VBZ
the_DT
film_NN
at_IN
a_DT
rapid_JJ
,_,
kinetic_JJ
pace_NN
._.
either_RB
the_DT
camera_NN
is_BEZ
moving_VBG
or_CC
something_PN
within_IN
the_DT
frame_NN
is_BEZ
moving--usually_RB
both_RB
occurs_VBZ
._.
the_DT
violence_NN
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
particularly_RB
graphic_JJ
(_(
temple_NN
of_IN
doom_NN
's_POS
heart-pull_JJ
scene_NN
outgrosses_NNS
the_DT
terminator_NN
's_POS
)_)
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
is_BEZ
brutally_RB
staged_VBN
making_VBG
it_PP
that_CS
much_DT
more_DT
effective_JJ
._.
for_IN
a_DT
low_JJ
budget_NN
film_NN
,_,
the_DT
terminator_NN
's_POS
special_JJ
effects_NNS
and_CC
art_NN
direction_NN
(_(
especially_RB
in_IN
2029_CD
la_NP
)_(
are_BER
remarkably_RB
well_RB
done_DON
._.
special_NN
mention_NN
should_MD
be_BE
made_VBN
of_IN
the_DT
stop_NN
motion_NN
effects_NNS
work_NN
at_IN
the_DT
end_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
depicting_VBG
the_DT
terminator_NN
endoskeleton_NP
._.
it_PP
is_BEZ
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
best_JJS
stop_NN
motion_NN
i_PP
have_HV
ever_RB
seen_VBN
._.
one_CD
thing_NN
that_CS
doesn't_DOZ
hold_VB
up_RP
after_IN
all_PDT
the_DT
years_NNS
,_,
however_RB
,_,
is_BEZ
linda_NP
hamilton_NP
's_POS
hairdo_NN
._.
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